|By Marketwired .||
|June 14, 2010 12:00 PM EDT||
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/14/10 -- Pinot Days returns to San Francisco June 21 - 27, 2010 assembling more than 500 pinots, gifted and interesting winemakers, celebrated chefs and extraordinary wine and food events throughout the city. A renowned pinot noir wine event with annual tastings in Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco, Pinot Days connects wine enthusiasts and winemakers creating a unique opportunity for new and seasoned wine lovers to experience, enjoy and deepen their knowledge of pinot noir. The 6th Annual Pinot Days San Francisco includes intimate Focus Tastings where attendees sit among famed winemakers, a Russian River Valley Tour, a Producer Spotlight event with famed winemaker Adam Lee of Siduri Wines, a winemaker dinner produced by noted Chef and food pioneer Roy Yamaguchi and tastings at popular San Francisco wine venues including District Wine Bar, MO Bar, and Ottimista Enoteca. Pinot Days culminates with the Grand Festival at Fort Mason Center on June 27. The Pinot Days Grand Festival is a wine tasting event which gives wine lovers the opportunity to experience and enjoy some of the world's best pinot noir and interact directly with the more than 200 acclaimed winemakers who produce them. Tickets for all Pinot Days events can be purchased at www.pinotdays.com.
Founded by The Bay Area Wine Project with the ultimate goal of advancing the profile of pinot noir, Pinot Days is a celebration of pinot noir and its most brilliant winemakers, the vineyards, the grapes, and the often-bewitching process of urging the noble pinot grape into great wine. At Pinot Days, the winemakers and winery owners do the pouring, creating a uniquely engaging experience where wine enthusiasts can interact, ask questions and learn the stories behind what goes into making great pinot noir.
The 6th Annual Pinot Days San Francisco food and wine event line-up includes:
June 21 Winemaker "Table Hop" Dinner at Chef Roy Yamaguchi's Roy's Restaurant 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm, Roy's Restaurant - 575 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA Pinot Days and the American Institute of Wine and Food (AIWF) host a spectacular pinot- paired dinner produced by AIWF ambassador and contemporary gastronomy master chef Roy Yamaguchi. This event features a five course, pinot-paired dinner and fourteen different pinots, as well as the colorful, gifted winemakers who create them. $140 June 25 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Wine Tour 9:00 am - 5:30 pm, Merry Edwards Vineyards This private and luxurious event gives an insiders tour through the heart of Russian River Valley and its stunning vineyards. Tours and tasting events will take place at Merry Edwards Vineyards, Dutton Goldfield, Iron Horse, Benovia and Inman Family Winery. Event includes an old-fashioned BBQ and tasting in the Iron Horse vineyard. $90 June 25 Producer Spotlight Tasting: Adam Lee and Siduri Wines 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm, The Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center Renowned winemaker Adam Lee's work celebrates pinot noir in all of its forms, offering impeccably crafted wines that range like people do in personality. This event features conversation with Adam as he shares his 16 favorite wines to the wine enthusiasts who delight in them. $85 June 26 Focus Tasting: Santa Lucia Highlands, Santa Rita Hills and Santa Maria Valley Pinot 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at The Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center These Southern AVAs may be known for their forward fruit, but in the hands of the 16 featured winemakers at this event they show their stylistic diversity and exceptional uniqueness. Featured wineries include: Pisoni Vineyards, Cargasacchi Wines and Clos Pepe Vineyards. $70 June 26 Focus Tasting: In "Trivial" Pursuit of Pinot Noir 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, The Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center In the Pinot Days spirit of "Serious Wines, Serious Fun," this educational event will showcase 15 excellent pinots and accompany them with entertaining stories and facts that is sure to heighten one's love for the noble grape. Featured winemakers include legends like Richard Sanford, Greg La Follette and Jean Charles Boisset. $70 June 26 Focus Tasting: Russian River Valley, Sonoma Coast and Carneros Pinot Noir 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, The Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center These three lauded pinot regions are deservedly heralded for their ability to produce stellar pinot noir. This event will feature 16 talented winemakers who produced some of the world's brightest, most diverse and well-balanced pinots. Wineries include: Joseph Swan, Merry Edwards and Gary Farrell. $70 June 27 Pinot Days Grand Festival Tasting 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center Pinot Days Grand Festival Tasting assembles more than 500 pinots from every important domestic pinot noir region, from the Russian River Valley to the Santa Lucia Highlands, Oregon to Carneros, the Anderson Valley to the Sonoma Coast to the Santa Rita Hills. The event includes food that pairs well with pinot from local and artisanal food purveyors. $60
Pinot Days is an event that connects wine enthusiasts directly with winemakers creating a unique opportunity for new and seasoned wine lovers to experience, enjoy and deepen their knowledge of pinot noir. Produced by the Bay Area Wine Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of pinot noir, Pinot Days was created by Steven and Lisa Rigisich out of their love for the "the noble grape." The Bay Area Wine Project holds annual events in San Francisco, Chicago and Southern California. Pinotdays.com provides information about and access to wine-related events, wine education opportunities and wine trivia -- including articles about outstanding wine personalities, winery profiles, reviews of wine events, restaurant wine lists, formal tastings and more. For more information visit www.pinotdays.com.
For Pinot Days
SYS-CON Events announced today that TMCnet has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is the world's leading business to business and integrated marketing media company, servicing niche markets within the communications and t...
Oct. 31, 2014 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 710
As cloud gives an opportunity to businesses to buy services externally - how is cloud impacting your customers? In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Fabio Gori, Director of Worldwide Cloud Marketing at Cisco, will provide answers to big questions: Do you see hybrid cloud as where the world is going? What benefits does it bring? And how does Cisco connect all of these clouds? He will also te...
Oct. 31, 2014 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 673
Can we look to the paradigm of cloud computing from a completely different perspective? In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Gundars Kulups, Sales Director at DEAC, will discuss what we can learn from our dining habits when choosing a cloud solution. Gundars Kulups is Sales Director at DEAC, full service data center operator. An IT expert, he specializes in European countries and has worke...
Oct. 31, 2014 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 584
SYS-CON Events announced today that AgilePoint, the leading provider of Microsoft-centric Business Process Management software, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 2nd International @ThingsExpo which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. AgilePoint is the leading provider of Microsoft-based Business Process Management (BPM) software products, has 1,...
Oct. 31, 2014 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,034
SYS-CON Events announced today that Parasoft will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 27 years, Parasoft has researched and developed software solutions that help organizations deliver defect-free software efficiently. By integrating Development Testing, API/cloud/SOA/composi...
Oct. 31, 2014 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 951
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and ...
Oct. 31, 2014 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,135
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / ...
Oct. 31, 2014 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,571
We live in a time when seconds – even milliseconds – can have a dramatic economic impact on your company’s future. With technology being the primary conduit for consumer interaction, the user experience is at center stage. User experience will be a deciding factor in separating the future winners from the losers. By building more speed and agility into the application delivery process, DevOps prom...
Oct. 31, 2014 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,371
SYS-CON Events announced today that Utimaco will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Utimaco is a leading manufacturer of hardware based security solutions that provide the root of trust to keep cryptographic keys safe, secure critical digital infrastructures and protect high val...
Oct. 31, 2014 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,923
One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PARC, will describe an IoT-specific approach to user experience design that combines approaches from interaction design, industrial design and service...
Oct. 31, 2014 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,794